• Former Chelsea’ legend Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink sacked by Queens Park Rangers

    Former Chelsea’ legend Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink sacked by Queens Park Rangers

    Queens Park Rangers have announced the sacking of manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink after a poor run of recent form.

    The Dutchman only look over at Loftus Road last December, but a disappointing 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest in their last game as sealed his fate.

    QPR find themselves 17th in the Championship at the moment, and have just one win from their last five games.

    A club with big expectations, it is little surprise to see the Londoners begin their search for a […]

  • I love pressure as a player – Odemwingie

    I love pressure as a player – Odemwingie

    Peter Odemwingie has revealed that his move to the English Championship side, Rotherham United was fast-tracked because Kenny Jackett believes in him.

    The Nigeria international, who was released by Stoke City at the expiration of his contract this summer, said he is looking forward to giving his new manager his best when he gets into action for the club.

    “It went quickly. Only a few days ago I got in touch with the manager Kenny Jackett,” Peter told Rotherdam website

    “Knowing him, he […]

  • I will find my form at Rotherham United – Osaze

    I will find my form at Rotherham United – Osaze

    Nigeria World Cup star Osaze Odemwingie has said he hopes to rediscover his form at English Championship bottom club Rotherham United.

    Osaze, 35, has signed for Rotterdam till January.

    It is a difficult challenge for the Nigeria star as the club are rock bottom of the 24-team Championship with six points from 14 matches.

    “Class is permanent, form is temporary, so I just need to find my form. All the movements are still there,” he said.

    “Rotherham and Bolton showed interest over the weekend. […]

  • UNILORIN wins Nigerian varsities debating championship

    UNILORIN wins Nigerian varsities debating championship

    The University of Ilorin has won the 2016 All-Nigeria Universities Debating Championship, beating 19 other universities that participated in the competition.

    The championship, which is the fourth in the series, held at the Covenant University, Sango-Ota, Ogun between July 9 and July 16, 2016.

    Other universities that participated in the tournament were: the University of Lagos, Osun State University, the University of Calabar.

    It also included the Federal University of Technology, Akure; the Federal University of Technology, Owerri; the University of Port Harcourt; […]

  • Flying Eagles arrive Burundi ahead of CAF U-20 Championship title defence  … more photos

    Flying Eagles arrive Burundi ahead of CAF U-20 Championship title defence  … more photos

    The Nigeria U20 male national team aka Flying Eagles arrived Burundi on Thursday ahead of the Caf U20 Nations Cup qualifying clash with the hosts on Saturday.

    The 31-man Nigerian delegation made up of 18 players and 11 officials landed this afternoon at the Bujumbura International Airport,